May 2017 Eco-Congregation Ireland Newsletter available

Welcome to the May 2017 edition of the Eco-Congregation Ireland newsletter!  Read the newsletter in full:  ECI Newsletter May 2017.

In this newsletter:

  • Our Climate Justice Candle – The Journey Continues!
  • Climate Justice Candle Inspiration!
  • Gardiner Street Inner City Parish gets a Spring Clean!
  • Update from Ballineaspaig Parish, Dennehy’s Cross, Co Cork
  • Diocese of Kerry is planning ahead for Creation Time 2017!
  • Magheralin Parishioners celebrate Nature on St Patrick’s Day!
  • Clogher JPIC Group celebrates Laudato Si!
  • Wonderful inaugural Earth Day Celebration in Cork for the 3 Faiths Forum!
  • Caring about a Small Blue Planet - SMA Parish, Wilton, Cork
  • Update from South Belfast Quaker Meeting
  • Creation Care Network in Northern Ireland – Report of Gathering 18 March 2017
  • Lights out in Balally Parish!
  • Support the new Grow It Yourself Cottage Market in Newbridge!
  • SMA Annual Summer School, Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre, Newry – 7-9 July 2017
  • EcoQuakers report on progress at Ireland Yearly Meeting 2017
  • Eco-Congregation Scotland Annual Gathering 2017 a Great Success!
  • Cherishing Churchyards Week
  • Pray and Fast for the Climate
  • The Dublin Squirrel
  • The Future We Need Group – Seminars on the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Eco Challenge!
  • Prayer for the Earth

If you have any information or stories from your congregation, parish, meeting or Eco-Congregation we would love to hear from you!  Please forward your news to us at  Don't forget if you hold an event or meeting, or host our Climate Justice Candle, take some photos and we can include them in our newsletter and website. If you want your event promoted in our bi-monthly newsletter, please email us about 2 weeks before the next newsletter is due out to ensure inclusion. Newsletters will be sent out at the end of July, September and November.